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Benefits of Avocado

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For the taste, texture, nutrition and versatility, the avocado is almost 500 years conquering the world's most demanding palates. Originally from the highlands of Guatemala, central and eastern Mexico, this fruit can be savored alone, with a pinch of salt, as a garnish for meat, as the basis for other dishes, in soups, in the traditional guacamole and even snow!
  • Avocado is Good for the Heart

    Regular consumption of beta-sitosterol and other plant sterols help maintain a healthy level of cholesterol.
  • Good for the Eyes

    Avocados contain lutein and zeaxanthin, two essential phytochemicals for eye health. These two compounds act as antioxidants in the eye and can minimize the damage and reduce the risk of developing macular degeneration related to age.
  • They Prevents Osteoporosis

    The vitamin K presents in the avocado can be key in the treatment of osteoporosis since this vitamin is important to maintain healthy bones: by increasing the absorption of calcium and reducing the urinary excretion thereof.
  • Good ally Against Cancer

    Having a low level of folic acid increases the risk of breast cancer in women. Thus, an avocado consumption helps protect against cancer of the colon, stomach or pancreas.
  • The Health of Babies

    Folic acid is a key element for pregnant women since its adequate consumption protects against neural tube defects and miscarriage.
  • They Improve Digestion

    Eating avocado prevents constipation, helps maintain a healthy digestive system and reduces the risk of colon cancer.
  • They Detoxify the Organism

    The "detox" juices have gained worldwide fame. They provide a natural detoxification without changing our usual diet.
  • They Protect Against Chronic Diseases

    According to the Department of Internal and Nutritional Medicine of the Science Program of the University of Kentucky (USA) taking a high fiber content is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing coronary disease, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, obesity and some gastrointestinal diseases.
  • Great Source of Vitamins

    They are full of nutrients, vitamins and minerals. They contain about 20 vitamins, including C, E, K and B6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, pantothenic acid, magnesium and potassium.